Honduran general election, 1985

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A general election was held in Honduras on November 24, 1985. Voters went to the polls to elect a new President of the Republic and a new Congress.

Presidential election results[1][edit]

Candidate Party/Alliance Votes %
Liberal Party of Honduras (PLH) 786,624 51.02%
José Simón Azcona del Hoyo Azconista Liberal Movement 424,358 53.95%
Oscar Mejía Arellano Rodista Liberal Movement 250,519 31.85%
Efraín Bu Girón Movement of Efraín Bu Girón 64,230 8.17%
Carlos Roberto Reina Liberal Democratic Revolutionary Movement 43,373 5.51%
Party votes 4,144 0.52%
National Party of Honduras (PNH) 701,406 45.49%
Rafael Leonardo Callejas Romero Callejista National Movement 656,882 93.65%
Fernando Douglas Lardizabal Movement of Fernando Douglas Lardizabal 22,163 3.16%
Juan Pablo Urrutia Raudales Change and Unity Nationalist Movement 20,121 2.87%
Party votes 2,240 0.32%
Christian Democratic Party of Honduras (PDCH) 30,173 1.96%
Hernan Corrales Padilla 30,173 100%
Innovation and Unity Party (PINU) 23,705 1.54%
Enrique Aguilar Cerrato 23,705 100%
Total valid votes 1,541,908 100%
Spoilt and invalid votes 55,933 3.50%
Total votes/Turnout 1,597,841 84.02%
Registered voters 1,901,757
Population 4,372,000

Legislative election [2][edit]

Parties and alliances Votes/districts % Seats
Liberal Party of Honduras (PLH) 786,624 51.02% 67
National Party of Honduras (PNH) 701,406 45.49% 63
Christian Democratic Party of Honduras (PDCH) 30,173 1.96% 2
Innovation and Unity Party (PINU) 23,705 1.54% 2
Total valid votes 1,541,908 100% 134
Spoilt and invalid votes 55,933 3.50%
Total votes/Turnout 1,597,841 84.02%
Registered voters 1,901,757
Population 4,372,000
Popular vote
PLH
51.02%
PNH
45.49%
DC
1.96%
PINU
1.54%
Parliament seats
PLH
50.00%
PNH
47.01%
DC
1.49%
PINU
1.49%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elections in the Americas : a data handbook / ed. by Dieter Nohlen, Vol. 1. [Oxford] [u.a.] : Oxford Univ. Press, 2005. Pp.416.
  2. ^ Elections in the Americas : a data handbook / ed. by Dieter Nohlen, Vol. 1. [Oxford] [u.a.] : Oxford Univ. Press, 2005. Pp.412.

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